Scott Gessler calls for fewer limits on campaign finance -- to protect free speech

Restrictions on campaign finance are ultimately violations of free speech rights and do little to foster fair elections.

At least that's the argument of Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, who, in a speech yesterday, said he would like to see fewer limitations on campaign finance, arguing that reform efforts generally have failed.

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